Alive & Wired

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Alive & Wired
Old 97s-Alive and Wired.jpg
Live album by Old 97's
Released September 20, 2005
Recorded June 16 and 17th, 2005 at Gruene Hall in New Braunfels, TX
Genre Country rock, alternative country
Length 112:50
Label New West Records
Producer Chet Himes
Old 97's chronology
Drag It Up
Alive & Wired
Hit by a Train: The Best of Old 97's
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
PopMatters (9/10) [2]

Alive & Wired is the first live album by American country/rock band Old 97's, first released on September 20, 2005 (see 2005 in music). It is a double live CD.

"The Villain" comes from the "Nineteen" single on Elektra Records. "Iron Road" is previously unrecorded.

Track listing[edit]

Disc one[edit]

  1. "Melt Show"
  2. "The New Kid"
  3. "Barrier Reef"
  4. "W. TX Teardrops" (vocals by Murry Hammond)
  5. "Lonely Holiday"
  6. "The Villain"
  7. "King of All the World"
  8. "Salome"
  9. "Rollerskate Skinny"
  10. "The Other Shoe"
  11. "Coahuila" (vocals by Ken Bethea)
  12. "Iron Road"
  13. "Wish the Worst"
  14. "Won't Be Home"
  15. "Doreen"

Disc two[edit]

  1. "Jagged"
  2. "Designs on You"
  3. "Curtain Calls"
  4. "Mama Tried" (vocals by Murry Hammond)
  5. "If My Heart Was a Car"
  6. "4 Leaf Clover"
  7. "Stoned"
  8. "Oppenheimer"
  9. "Can't Get a Line"
  10. "Cryin Drunk"
  11. "Big Brown Eyes"
  12. "Murder (or a Heart Attack)"
  13. "Smokers" (vocals by Murry Hammond)
  14. "Friends Forever"
  15. "Timebomb"


  • Rhett Miller - lead vocals, guitar
  • Murry Hammond - bass guitar, backing vocals, lead vocals on "W. TX Teardrops", "Mama Tried", "Smokers"
  • Ken Bethea - guitar, backing vocals, lead vocals on "Coahulia"
  • Phillip Peeples - drums